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“When in the area” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tamambo Karen Blixen

Tamambo Karen Blixen
Ranked #3 of 463 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant is located in a beautiful peaceful garden setting on Karen Road, on the site of the original Blixen farmhouse property. The Restaurant is open for breakfast from 06.00Am through to 10.00Pm. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner. There is the indoor restaurant with adjacent outdoor terrace and garden, for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for 'royal style' wedding functions, dinners and conferences. The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a shisha lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle with delicious cocktails and bar snacks and satellite TV.
Manila, Philippines
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“When in the area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

You MUST visit Tamarind - beautiful settings in a nicely tended garden, just around from the Karen Blixen Museum, friendly service and good food. What more does one want on a Sunday afternoon in Karen, Nairobi?

Visited June 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Neat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

...I haven't stayed here, yet, but the resturant is great and the setting is very nice. Go see this unique place.

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Accra, Ghana
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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“Nice setting with beautiful surroundings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Good for business as well as family meals. Excellent service and friendly staff. Set in the beautiful Karen area away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Meals good and timely.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfect sorroundings, good ambience, good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Took my partner to Africa for the first time and we visited this place on the fourth day. The food was so lovely and the staff were so polite and attentive. I had grilled lamb with ugali while my partner had tilapia, which she absolutely loved. She loved the setting and spent ages admiring your gardens and taking pictures. It's a bit pricy but totally worth the visit. You won't regret it.

Visited May 2013
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Erbil, Iraq
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Out of Africa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

A beautiful place full of history and memories. The restaurant is nice and on Sundays there usually is a band playing jazz music, simply out of Africa! The house with all of Karen Blixen's personal furniture and stuff is just amazing and brings back thoughts of an era long gone.

  • Visited May 2012
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